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What should you do if your baby has teething symptoms for more than few days?

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Irritability, gum rubbing, and a slightly raised temperature may be due to teething -- but only in the days right before and after a tooth’s arrival.

So if your little one seems miserable for several days in a row and you still don’t see a tooth, then there’s probably something else going on. Reach out to your child’s doctor.

SOURCES:

Ramos-Jorge, J. , September 2011. Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles: “Your Infant is Teething: Know the Signs and Symptoms.”

Mouthhealthy.org: “Eruption Charts.”

Massigan, C. , March 2016. Pediatrics

Macknin, ML. , April 2000. Pediatrics

Mayo Clinic: “Teething: Tips For Soothing Sore Gums.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 09, 2019

SOURCES:

Ramos-Jorge, J. , September 2011. Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles: “Your Infant is Teething: Know the Signs and Symptoms.”

Mouthhealthy.org: “Eruption Charts.”

Massigan, C. , March 2016. Pediatrics

Macknin, ML. , April 2000. Pediatrics

Mayo Clinic: “Teething: Tips For Soothing Sore Gums.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 09, 2019

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